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Golf Australia Express : Issue 5
DREAM THE WELL WORTH IT Wentworth Golf Club, Surrey, England IF ONLY YOU COULD... If discovering golf’s treasures are your goal, Wentworth Golf Club—one of England’s most famous inland courses—is a great place to start. IF DISCOVERING a golf treasure is your goal, Wentworth Golf Club— one of England’s most famous inland courses— is a great place to start. With superb holes and accommodation, this picturesque country setting marks the spot for a perfect short stay. Add a spa retreat and Wentworth is the ideal place to absorb golf’s assets. Famous for hosting championship events—the World Matchplay, BMW PGA Championship and Ryder Cup among them— Wentworth is home to three outstanding golf courses. Legends like Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, Greg Norman, Nick Faldo, Ernie Els and Tiger Woods have nipped crisp irons from its lush fairways. Even golf’s most imaginative player, Seve praised its layout: “I rate Wentworth at the very top of my list of favourite places alongside Augusta,” Seve said. But enjoying what Wentworth has to offer isn’t only offered to the game’s elite. It’s a popular stop for avid golfers, like you and us, from around the world. Situated in Surrey’s renowned sandbelt with courses of Sunningdale and Walton Heath’s ilk, a visit to Wentworth is like entering another world. The entrance, a winding road along a leafy drive that takes you through to the unmistakably upper-class Wentworth Estate, is a sight in itself. Immediately, you know you’re in an extraordinary place—refined, elegant and fastidiously manicured. It’s a vision relived moments later with a glimpse of the famous castellated clubhouse, a sight so impressive you’ll fail to notice one of the most celebrated views in championship golf—the opening hole at the famed West course. As majestic as these sights might be, the hunt to unearth Wentworth’s riches truly begins once you step onto the heath and heather courses. Read on...